VSS Racing Page

The Venice Sailing Squadron is an active racing club. We a member of the Sarasota Bay Yachting Association.  The official racing season is from October to May. During the season the VSS sponsors buoy and  distance races as well as a series of regattas in  conjunction with the VYC, off the coast of Venice and Nokomis in the Gulf of Mexico.

Conditions at the Venice Pier


VSS Course Start Times INFO

The VSS organizes races around five buoys off shore from the the Venice Inlet in the Gulf of Mexico.

You will require a PHRF rating in order to get a starting time.

There is a $70 fee to join VSS If you race on the VSS course please consider joining the club as the dues cover the race expenses such as insurance, trophies and buoy maintenance.

If need a phrf start time please contact racing@venicesailingsquardon.org

Race Notices

Series Races Skipper’s Meeting

Skipper's meeting's are usually  held at 11am at Higel Marine Park in Venice the morning of a race.

VSS racing crew signup list - members can sign up and list their sailing experience